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Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang's Remarks on Terrorist Attack in Egypt - MFA China

Q: On May 26, a terrorist attack on Coptic Christians was carried out in Minya province, Egypt. At least 28 people were killed and 26 injured. What is your comment? A: China strongly condemns the severe terrorist attack in Minya province, Egypt ...and more »

Coptic Christians accuse Egyptian government of failing to protect them - The Guardian

Relatives of people killed in attack on bus convoy say state of emergency in country has been undermined. Ruth Michaelson in Cairo. Sun 28 May 2017 07.10 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 18.38 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via ...and more »

Gunmen kill 26 in attack on Christians in Egypt - National Catholic Reporter

Cairo — Gunmen attacked buses and a truck taking a group of Coptic Christians to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 26 people and wounding 25 others, witnesses and the Health Ministry said. An Interior Ministry spokesman said the ...and more »

Why Do Coptic Christians Keep Getting Attacked? - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Friday is usually the most peaceful day in the Egyptian week, a day most often reserved for time with family. This Friday in particular—the last day before the ...and more »

Coptic Christians: Islamic State's 'Favorite Prey' - New York Times

“At this rate Copts will be extinct in 100 years. They will die, leave, convert or get killed,” a friend wrote on Facebook as news broke of the latest bloody attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians. Less than two months ago, while attending church in Cairo ...and more »

Egypt hits Libyan terror camps again after attack kills 29 Copts - The Guardian

Egypt launched a fresh wave of air strikes against Libyan terrorist bases on Saturday in response to the killing of 29 Coptic Christians south of Cairo, with a warning of further retaliation possible. The airstrikes follow six bombing raids in Libya ...and more »

Children among 26 dead in Cairo assault on Christians - The Times of Israel

Shooting by as many as ten gunmen is third such attack on Egypt's beleaguered Christians in six months, follows Islamic State promise to escalate terror campaign. By MAGGIE MICHAEL 26 May 2017, 1:29 pm 4 Edit · Facebook · Twitter · email; Print; 4K ...and more »

Egypt launches raids in Libya after attack on Coptic Christians kills 26 - The Guardian

Children among dead and at least 22 wounded in gun attack on convoy headed to monastery in Minya province. Ruth Michaelson in Cairo. Fri 26 May 2017 18.48 EDT First published on Fri 26 May 2017 06.54 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...and more »

Gunmen in Egypt Force Coptic Christian Pilgrims From Buses and Kill 28 - New York Times

CAIRO — Dressed in military fatigues, the gunmen waved down the bus filled with Christian pilgrims as it wended its way down a dusty side-road in the desert of western Egypt, headed toward a monastery. Claiming to be security officers, the gunmen ...and more »

Egypt launches strikes in Libya after Minya attack - Aljazeera.com

Egyptian air force planes on Friday carried out six strikes directed at camps near Derna in Libya, where armed men responsible for a deadly attack on Christians are believed to have trained, according to military sources. The Islamic State of Iraq and ...and more »